"I was surprised, I was happy for a day in 1975"

- Belle & Sebastian
 

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (album) by Genesis 

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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway by Genesis (1974)
Overall rank: 202nd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 670 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1974 (1st)
Top 50 albums of the 1970s (50th)
Top 500 albums of all time (202nd)

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Genesis bestography

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway is ranked 2nd best out of 28 albums by Genesis on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Genesis is Selling England By The Pound which is ranked number 137 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 19,006.

Genesis album bestography « Higher ranked (137th) This album (202nd) Lower ranked (308th) »
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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
 86/100 (162 votes)
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2.Fly On A Windshield
 86/100 (138 votes)
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3.Broadway Melody Of 1974
 84/100 (119 votes)
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4.Cuckoo Cocoon
 82/100 (122 votes)
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5.Track pickIn The Cage
 88/100 (146 votes)
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6.The Grand Parade Of Lifeless Packaging
 82/100 (116 votes)
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7.Back In N.Y.C.
 85/100 (135 votes)
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8.Hairless Heart
 83/100 (116 votes)
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9.Counting Out Time
 85/100 (137 votes)
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10.Track pickCarpet Crawlers
 91/100 (201 votes)
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11.The Chamber Of 32 Doors
 84/100 (115 votes)
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12.Lilywhite Lilith
 84/100 (118 votes)
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13.The Waiting Room
 77/100 (104 votes)
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14.Anyway
 86/100 (125 votes)
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15.Supernatural Anaesthetist
 82/100 (102 votes)
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16.Track pickThe Lamia
 88/100 (135 votes)
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17.Silent Sorrow In Empty Boats
 80/100 (106 votes)
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18.Colony Of Slippermen: The Arrival/A Visit To The Doktor/The Raven
 84/100 (112 votes)
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19.Ravine
 76/100 (102 votes)
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20.The Light Dies Down On Broadway
 84/100 (109 votes)
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21.Riding The Scree
 82/100 (102 votes)
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22.In The Rapids
 81/100 (103 votes)
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23.It
 85/100 (123 votes)
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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway rankings

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway ratings

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83/100 (from 670 votes)
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From Ilovemonkeyz847 12/05/2018 01:41
THE LAAAAAAAMMMMMBBBBBB LIESSS DOWWNNN ON BROADWAYYY!
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From luigybetis 10/21/2018 12:28
It's a solid album with some outstanging songs, but it gets a bit tiring to listen to it in one listen. 7.6/10.
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From Simon_bramhall 06/27/2018 02:26
This album didn’t take with me for many years. I was the Selling England By The Pound is a much better album, Genesis has done better person. My college roommates and others were strong supporters of this album and yet I resisted, didn’t own it for years. In hindsight I have no idea why, it has so much to offer - concept album, Hipgnosis artwork, Brian Eno, the original Genesis line-up, etc. all check boxes checked. Over time it has become one of my all time favorite albums, it has surpassed the rest of the Genesis catalogue, they never did anything better before or after. A true masterpiece that I believe many artists strive to achieve. I believe it will stand the test of time which is the real litmus test, just as the Beatles, Pink Floyd, etc. have albums that keep catching on with new generations and continue to be relevant this album is one of them as can be judged by its ranking and popularity on this site. If you don’t own this album you need to, a one of a kind genuine piece of art that has few imitators or comparisons.
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From emptysquares 06/01/2018 11:03
Posh English Charterhouse boys compose sprawling surrealist prog opera which will later inspire Ian Dury to write the lyric "there ain't half been some clever bastards".
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From Junomoogmello 05/25/2018 20:05
I have recently picked up an excellent copy of the vinyl double album. Although I have had it on CD for a couple of years I am hearing things I hadn't before. This is a very complex album which will need multiple listens for me to fully appreciate. It is one of those albums where the more you play it, the more you hear. The musicianship on this album is amazing.
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From NickD89 05/17/2018 04:12
Very enjoyable double-LP. Even though the story is kind of twisted, I suggest everyone to try to understand the deeper meaning behind it. Gabriel's storytelling at his best.
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From Goliath 02/19/2018 11:13
The story does not make much sense, but somehow this works. My favourite Genesis album.
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From batlord210 12/18/2017 01:39
My favorite album by my favorite band of all time. It is somewhat difficult to get into the story that is being told, but that makes it all the more rewarding after multiple listens.
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From Jbalbinolr 11/22/2017 13:30
The best album from Genesis.
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From animals0809 06/28/2017 20:51
carpet crawlers may be the best song ever
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